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" Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 325
by Richard Warner - 1824
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Blest madman ! who could ev'ry hour employ With something new to wish, or to enjoy. Railing and praising were Ms usual themes; And both, to shew his judgment, in extremes ; So over-violent, or over-civil, That...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 423 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy ! ***** In squandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggared by...
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Poems on Affairs of State: Augustan Satirical Verse, 1660-1714 ..., Volume 1

George deF. Lord - Great Britain - 1975 - 506 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking; Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish, or to enjoy! There is no need to multiply examples from the almost unknown works of minor Augustan satirists. Many...
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The Uses of Poetry

Denys Thompson - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 238 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Beside ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something...Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both, to show his judgment, in extremes; So over violent or over civil 128 That every man with him was God or...
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The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-century Familiar ...

Bruce Redford - Literary Collections - 1986 - 252 pages
...arrangements for lucrative copulation. The allusion to Dryden's couplet from Absalom and Achitophel ("Blest madman, who could every hour employ / With something new to wish or to enjoy") cuts in two ways: Taylor's occupation is foolish, yet he is genuinely "blest" in possessing a benign...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns, Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...Painting, Rhiming, Drinking, Besides ten thousand Freaks that died in Thinking. Blest Madman, who eould every Hour employ. With Something New to wish, or to enjoy! Railing and Praising were his usual Theams; And Both (to shew his Judgment) in Extreams: So over Violent, or over Civil, That every Man,...
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Men of Letters and the English Public in the Eighteenth Century, 1660-1744 ...

Alexandre Beljame - Social Science - 1948 - 492 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Beside ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy 1 Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both, to show his judgment, in extremes : So over...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blessed madman, who could every hour employ With something...Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both, to show his judgement, in extremes: So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was god or...
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Selected Poems

John Dryden - Poetry - 2002 - 92 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something...Railing and praising were his usual themes; And both ito shew his judgment) in extremes: So over-violent, or over-civil. That even man, with him, was God...
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The Major Works

John Dryden, Keith Walker - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something...Railing and praising were his usual themes; And both (to show his judgment) in extremes: So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man, with him, was God or...
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